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November 18, 2017
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8 Ways To Survive A Play Centre

1. Never go alone. Always bring a friend, preferably one with an older child. Use their child to help locate your missing toddlers who have somehow found the highest point in the play-centre frame, invisible to their panicked mothers’ eyes. 2. Do not wear a dress or a short top […]
November 15, 2017
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Spanked Kids Become Depressed Adults, Says Study

Many of us will remember growing up in fear of the wooden spoon or the hairbrush. That was when spanking was the norm, and most parents saw physical punishment as a reasonable way of chastising their children. Nowadays we’re – thankfully – more enlightened. Corporal punishment is now banned in […]
November 15, 2017
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Teens’ Alcohol, Cannabis Use Impacts Later Success

Teenagers who abuse alcohol and get stoned regularly are probably not going to reach their full potential. That is according to new research, which seems to back up some slacker pothead stereotypes. The study participants who were dependent on either cannabis or alcohol as teenagers became underachieving adults in the […]
November 14, 2017
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Female Traders Make Twice As Much Money As Their Male Counterparts

Hedge funds managed by women outperform those run by men. That’s according to recent data from the Financial Times. The HFRX Women index found that female traders had a return of 9.95 percent during the first seven months of 2017. By comparison, the HFRI Fund Weighted Composite index, which measures […]
November 14, 2017
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Now You Can Have Breakfast At Tiffany’s

If you’ve ever wanted to have Breakfast at Tiffany’s, now you can. The jewellery store has opened a cafe. So what took them so long? It’s been 56 years since the iconic scene of Audrey Hepburn eating a pastry in front of the window of Tiffany & Co. Now the […]
November 14, 2017
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Get Rid Of Your Mummy Tummy In 10 Minutes A Day

If you’re a mammy, you’ll be aware of the post-baby belly struggle. Some of the luckier ones will find their tummies eventually spring back to their pre-baby shape. Others may have tried everything from stomach crunches to abs work-out videos. They may have lost the baby weight, but struggle to […]

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